Disrupting Disaster:

Pushing the Limits of Innovation

At Disaster Lab, we're creating and implementing visionary technologies that tackle the most pressing issues facing our world today. From natural disasters, pandemics, new energy solutions, pollution and beyond, we're pushing the boundaries of what's possible, and driving the adoption of these game-changing technologies to make the world a better place.From the grant RFP response for climate resilience funds we wrote for the university recently: “Disaster Lab supports the development of innovations which aim to prevent, mitigate, and foster faster recovery from climate-change related disasters in California and beyond — currently  focusing on wildfires, earthquakes, and ocean impacts.”  We focus on those technologies with the potential to significantly improve prevention and response, particularly those with disruptive potential.

Research targeted to innovate in environmental technologies and disaster response
Support other early stage innovators on the campus
Facilitate field pilots or early evaluations of novel climate resilience technologies
Partner with the innovators to write white papers
Write academic peer-reviewed papers


We’ll keep you posted on our latest tech evaluations, lessons learned from the field, and updates on our X-Lab teams.


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